Meteora , Greece

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Meteora Greece

Meteora Greece (Source: http://goo.gl/tQgnCk)

The Metéora  is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece and Kalampaka is the city under the rock towers of Meteora.

The thing that makes Meteora so special is the monasteries on the top of the rock towers. The monasteries, the amound of peaks to climb and the paths for hiking brings in Meteora  the whole year many tourists.

one of the German geologist Philipson, who came to Greece in the late 19th started to be interested in the creation of these rocks. According to his theory, a large river had his estuary in this area which for million of years was covered by a narrow and deep part of the sea .The river waters place matter, stones and generally several materials that were transferred by its waters at the estuary from Northern parts of primordial central Europe. From the accumulation of these materials deltaic cones were formed.

With the continuous corrosion by the wind and the rain as well as by other geological changes, these rocks took their present form through the passing of million of years.

Meteora Greece

Meteora Greece (Source: http://goo.gl/bPm099)

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